Fun Things To Do In Cabo That Aren’t Sunbathing!

by Glenn Maxwell

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Being such a popular destination for people across the world, from luxury holidaymakers to Hollywood celebrities, there’s a strong possibility that you’ve heard of the wonderful vacation spot in Mexico known as Cabo or Los Cabos. This resort destination is packed with exciting things to do, beautiful scenery, and some luxurious, blue flag beaches that are perfect for soaking up the sun. However, while it can be incredibly tempting to pick a spot on one of these gorgeous beaches for the duration of your stay, you’ll also be missing out on a wealth of amazing activities around Cabo, which are almost too good to miss. Here are some fun things that you can do in Cabo that aren’t simply sunbathing.

Go On A Sea-Life Tour
Being situated along the Pacific Ocean, the coast of Cabo is one to behold and is teeming with amazing sea life. So much so that there are a number of great sea-life tours where you can see everything from humpback whales to whale sharks and even dolphins. These tours will take you out on the ocean to popular areas in which sightings have been recorded, and while there is no guarantee that you’ll catch a glimpse of these amazing creatures, the ride will be well worth it, as you’ll be able to enjoy some stunning views of the ocean and the Baja California Sur coastline.

Hire A Jet Ski Or Parasail
If you’re looking for something to get the adrenaline pumping, getting yourself and your friends on a jet ski might be the option. Many of the beaches around Cabo benefit from relatively calm waters, making for the perfect playing field for speeding across the waves on a jet ski. Or, if you’re not too afraid of heights, you could try out parasailing and experience some thrilling views from the skies above the pacific.

Go For A Hike
The landscape around Cabo is perfect for some rejuvenating hiking trips, providing some stunning sights and rewarding exercise at the same time. There are many areas that are suitable for a long walk across the Cabo wilderness, and these areas vary in difficulty. There are plenty of hiking spots across the Baja Desert, but there are also some more vertical options too, such as the Pedregal, which towers above Cabo San Lucas, or even the hiking trail leading up to the glorious Sol de Mayo waterfall in Fox Canyon.

Try Some New Restaurants
Across Cabo, there are many amazing places where you can grab a bite to eat, and you definitely shouldn’t discount this experience during your stay. The variety of delicious foods from across the world created by some fantastically renowned chefs provides you with plenty of choices. As well as these global cuisines, the local foods of Baja California Sur, especially the delectable seafood of the Pacific and the Sea of Cortez, should be at the top of your list when considering your next stop for food.

Have A Go At Stand-Up Paddleboarding
If you want to get out on the water but aren’t too keen on the windswept feeling that a jet ski can provide, then you might want to try out stand-up paddleboarding. This is where you use a large surfboard and a paddle and stand upright on the board. You then propel yourself across the surface using the paddle while maintaining your balance. There are lots of rentals shacks for you to pick up a paddleboard for a few hours, and you can even find a number of paddleboarding tours along the coast. These tours will take you around some of the most amazing beaches and rock formations, and you might even be lucky enough to spot some of the resident marine life.

Visit The Cities
Not only is Cabo great for these beach activities, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t let you know about the more urban experiences in the area. The area is home to two amazing coastal resort cities, which are very popular options for those looking for Cabo vacation packages; Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. Both offer some amazing sights, yet they are quite different from each other when it comes to their overall vibes. Cabo San Lucas is much more upbeat and exciting, especially when it comes to nightlife, with a number of clubs, bars, and restaurants available. In contrast, San José del Cabo boasts a much more relaxed and steadier atmosphere with some gorgeous 18th-century architecture to explore as well as art galleries and independent shops.

Try Ziplining
As well as exciting water sports around the Cabo coastline, there are also some great opportunities for those thrill-seekers away from the water too. There are a number of outdoor adventure opportunities around Los Cabos, with ziplining being a very popular option for tourists and locals alike. Many canyon areas are perfect for these activities, and some even offer some more extreme activities like bungee jumping.

Visit A Golf Course
If you’re looking for a less daring yet still active experience, you could try one of Cabo’s many golf courses. With over 18 courses, Los Cabos is perfect for avid golfers looking to try out some amazing new courses. Whether you choose to take on a coastal course overlooking the Pacific or a sprawling desert course, you’ll likely find yourself coming back to try them all. Many of the courses in Cabo boast luxury accommodation, too, providing guests with an unforgettable VIP experience.

Hire A Catamaran
You could hire a luxury catamaran for the day or even for your whole trip for another taste of the VIP lifestyle. Setting sail from the port of Cabo San Lucas, you can enjoy the beautiful blue waters of Cabo as part of a private yacht experience. A catamaran offers a stable and relaxing time for you and your party to enjoy some time on the waves. Your private skipper will know of the best places to get those perfect Instagram shots and the best locations for you to enjoy a dip in the crystal-clear waters.

Take A Fishing Trip
The waters around Mexico are filled with amazing marine life, and fishing is a way of life for many along the coast. This has also led to these areas becoming increasingly popular for sport fishing. Professional anglers will take a boat trip out into deeper waters and aim to catch the largest and most elusive fish they can. There are plenty of opportunities for visitors to take a trip out on one of these fishing boats and even learn how to fish for themselves too. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced angler, or if you’re simply interested in being an observer, a fishing trip like this can be an amazing experience.

Try Snorkeling
If you’re an avid swimmer and want to get more out of your time in the water, why not try snorkeling? This can give you a wildly different perspective on the waters around you, allowing you to watch the amazing wildlife swimming in the warm Mexican waters. There are countless locations that are perfect for snorkeling. While you could grab your snorkel and flippers and try this at any beach, specific tours can take you out to these amazing locations to provide you with an unforgettable experience. They’ll also provide you with the necessary equipment for the duration too.

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